Wikipedia.org/ Otis Elevator Company-- is the world's largest manufacturer of vertical transportation systems, principally focusing on elevators, moving walkways and escalators.[1] The company pioneered the development of the "safety elevator", invented by Otis in 1852, which used a special mechanism to lock the elevator car in place should the hoisting ropes fail.

Wikipedia.org/ Otis Elevator Company-- is the world's largest manufacturer of vertical transportation systems, principally focusing on elevators, moving walkways and escalators.[1] The company pioneered the development of the "safety elevator", invented by Otis in 1852, which used a special mechanism to lock the elevator car in place should the hoisting ropes fail.

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A rare future airport from 1975, one of a series by John Berkey as adverts for the Otis Elevator Company.

A rare future airport from 1975, one of a series by John Berkey as adverts for the Otis Elevator Company.

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Otis Elevator Company- #Repair #Modernization #Maintenance #Escalators #Elevators in #KansasCity #Kansas

Otis Elevator Company- #Repair #Modernization #Maintenance #Escalators #Elevators in #KansasCity #Kansas

Vertical cylinder, rope-geared hydraulic elevator with 2:1 gear ratio and rope control (about 1880). For higher rises and speeds, ratios of up to 10:1 were used, and the endless rope was replaced by a lever. (Courtesy of Otis Elevator Company.)

Vertical cylinder, rope-geared hydraulic elevator with 2:1 gear ratio and rope control (about 1880). For higher rises and speeds, ratios of up to 10:1 were used, and the endless rope was replaced by a lever. (Courtesy of Otis Elevator Company.)

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